Defense Point Security
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

Benefits: See Below

Do you want to work for a company that is passionate about security and has a fun, start-up culture with large company perks? Do you want to be in an environment where you will continuously learn new skills, grow and take on new opportunities due to the abundance of new projects on the horizon?

If you answered yes to these questions, this opportunity could be for you! 

Defense Point Security is currently seeking a Senior Information Systems Security Officer in Washington, D.C.

ISSO Job Responsibilities:

  • Specialize in the analysis and application of system security practices within an organization/agency.
  • Design, develop and write continuous authorization documentation packages included in the process of helping an organization/agency obtain an authority to operate (ATO) on its IT systems.
  • Follow National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), FISMA and/or Department of Defense IA Certification and Accreditation Process standards in performance of job functions.
  • Perform business continuity planning, IT disaster recovery planning and security risk assessment services for an organization/agency.
  • Demonstrate expertise in common concepts, practices, and procedures within Information Security and may provide consultation on complex IT projects.
  • Review quarterly CIO FISMA reporting guidance.
  • Develop a standard operating procedure and format for reporting out FISMA and Cyber Scope reporting.
  • Provide recommendations in meeting the CIO metric standards
  • Provide quarterly/annual Peer and Quality Assurance review support of the FISMA and Cyber Scope.

ISSO Job Qualifications:

  • This position requires US Citizenship due to our Federal contractual obligations.
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 4-6 years of Information Assurance in the Federal space.
  • Prior experience with NIST policies to communicate and enforce security policies.
  • Significant experience conducting Security Authorization document reviews.
  • Experience creating and compiling Authorization packages.


Job Location: Washington, D.C.

Position Type: FullTime/ Regular

Security Requirement: Public Trust

All candidates must be clearable.

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Defense Point Security is an IT Security Consulting firm specializing in government-focused security solutions.  Our goal is to provide expert IT security services to our clients while cultivating information security knowledge among all employees for the advancement of cyber security.  Defense Point Security offers a competitive employment package including medical, vision, and dental insurance (among others).

Defense Point Security offers a competitive benefits package to include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Premiums are 100% paid by DPS for employee and eligible dependents
  • Personal Accident Insurance paid by DPS
  • Life Insurance paid by DPS
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance paid by DPS
  • 401k Contribution Matching and 100% vested after 90 days
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Commuter Assistance
  • Paid Time Off starting at 3 weeks a year (15 days)
  • 10 paid Federal Holidays
  • Capital BikeShare Membership for DC Metro Area
  • Reimbursement for qualifying training expenses
  • Flexible / Alternative Work Schedules

Defense Point Security is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse Community workforce. DPS gives equal consideration to all qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, marital status, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class. 

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